Tuesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on April 23, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 23 at 5:01 PM


COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended N.Y. Mets RHP Christian Montgomery 50 games for a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for a drug of abuse.

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Sent RHP John Lackey to Portland (EL) for a rehab assignment.

DETROIT TIGERS — Placed RHP Octavio Dotel on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 20. Recalled RHP Bruce Rondon from Toledo (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS — Optioned LHP Brett Oberholtzer to Oklahoma City (PCL). Recalled RHP Jose Cisnero from Oklahoma City.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Transferred 2B Scott Sizemore from the 15-day to the 60-day DL. Optioned OF Michael Taylor to Sacramento (PCL).

SEATTLE MARINERS — Placed OF Franklin Gutierrez on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Carlos Peguero from Tacoma (PCL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Claimed LHP Aaron Laffey off waivers from the N.Y. Mets. Transferred SS Jose Reyes from the 15-day to the 60-day DL.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Reinstated 1B Freddie Freeman from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP David Carpenter to Gwinnett (IL).

CINCINNATI REDS — Sent LHP Sean Marshall to Louisville (IL) for a rehab assignment.

NEW YORK METS — Optioned OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled OF Juan Lagares from Las Vegas.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Sent C Carlos Ruiz to Reading (EL) for a rehab assignment.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Reinstated INF Brandon Inge from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Alex Presley to Indianapolis (IL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Claimed LHP Xavier Cedeno off waivers from Houston and optioned him to Syracuse (IL).

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Signed RHP Matt Larkins.

EL PASO DIABLOS — Signed RHP Derek Forbes.



LAREDO LEMURS — Released RHP John Holdzkam.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed RHP Yunier Colon, RHP Danny Carela and RHP Cody Satterwhite.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed INF Brad Boyer.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed 1B/OF Ryan Stieby and 1B/OF Ben Broussard.

Can-Am League

NEWARK BEARS — Released RHP Caleb Cuevas, LHP Matt Fitton and RHP Julian Sampson.

NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Signed RHP Ryan Flannery.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Signed C Scott Knazek. Released INF Phillip Cuadrado.

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Signed RHP Sean Keeler. Claimed RHP Steve Fox off waivers from New Jersey.

National Basketball Association

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS — Fired coach Mike Dunlap.

National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed LB James Harrison.

DENVER BRONCOS — Signed P Britton Colquitt to a one-year contract.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Named Brock Bulbuck chairman for a three-year term.

National Hockey League

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Signed LW Matt Calvert to a two-year contract extension through the 2014-15 season.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Recalled Fs Daniel Bang, Kevin Henderson and Austin Watson from Milwaukee (AHL) under emergency conditions.

American Hockey League

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS — Reassigned F Josh Shalla to Cincinnati (ECHL).


ECHL — Announced the Trenton Titans have ceased operations. Suspended Idaho D Gord Baldwin two games and fined him an undisclosed amount.


ALABAMA — Announced men's basketball G Trevor Lacey will transfer.

CARROLL (WIS.) — Announced the resignation of men's basketball coach and director of athletic advancement David Buchanan to become director of basketball operations at Drake.

COKER — Named Allison Stack men's and women's volleyball coach.

HOLY CROSS — Named Kevin Driscoll men's assistant basketball coach.

JAMES MADISON — Signed men's basketball coach Matt Brady to a four-year contract.

NEW MEXICO — Agreed to terms with football coach Bob Davie on a two-year contract extension through the 2019 season.

RUTGERS — Named Eddie Jordan men's basketball coach.

TENNESSEE — Named Bob Welton director of football player personnel.

TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN — Named Andy Hipsher men's associate head basketball coach.

UNC WILMINGTON — Named Houston Fancher men's assistant basketball coach.